Affordable Housing is on top priority in new CM Devendra Fadnavis’ agenda
Bhartiya Janta Party is all set to led its government in Maharashtra after gaining a huge victory in State Assembly elections, BJP has now officially announced the new Chief Minister for Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra BJP President was the most eligible aspirant to be the new Chief Minister for the state and now the 44 year old leader is going to lead Maharashtra to the development mode. Fadnavis is likely to follow Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agenda of ‘Affordable Housing’. In Devendra Fadnavis’ agenda ‘Affordable Public Housing’ is on priority list. The agenda highlights that Maharashtra with the highest 46 per cent urbanisation poses the biggest challenges of affordable housing and needs to develop smart towns complete with infrastructure to accommo-
date the rising aspirations of the youth, who constitute 65 per cent of the state’s population. Fadnavis said, “We need rapid and efficient procedures and effectual offices for clearance
The agenda highlights that Maharashtra with the highest
46 per cent urbanisation poses the biggest challenges of affordable housing and needs to develop smart towns complete with infrastructure to accommodate the rising aspirations of the youth.
of files after studying them in detail, I will prioritise affordable public housing in the state without compromising on environmental clearances. Our aim is to make Mumbai a world-class city and we would look at improving infrastructure.” The agenda also emphases on Infrastructure facilities like power, roads and water, Fadnavis mentioned, “It is unfortunate that even after 54 years the state is not load-shedding free due to shortage of power. The frequent closure of power plants lead to higher cost management. If we streamline and upgrade power plants to ensure higher generation, the electricity cost in Maharashtra would be reduced by almost 50 per cent from Rs 9 to Rs 4.50, making it withstand the industrial competition from neighbouring states, which sell power at cheaper rates.”
Mr. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, Maharashtra